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Sandra Parham, dean of the University Library,
loves about "Back to School at Dominguez Hills

Sophia Momand
Sophia Momand: Doctor Gives a Helping Hand on Skid Row

As the staff physician in Student Health and Psychological Services at California State University, Dominguez Hills, Dr. Sophia Momand treats patients with basic and preventative care and helps to educate them on making healthy life choices. As a believer in Islam, she has been giving back for her success as a doctor by helping the homeless on Los Angeles’ Skid Row by dispensing hygiene supplies, vitamins and medicine and basic first aid and referrals to clinics.

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Grant of $750,000 from National Science Foundation To Support Future Math and Science Teachers

California State University Dominguez Hills has been awarded a $750,000 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant from the National Science Foundation designed to encourage more math and science majors to become middle and high schools teachers. The grant will provide $10,000 in scholarships over the next five years to eligible upper division students currently enrolled at CSU Dominguez Hills or transferring from a community college.

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Photo above: "My favorite thing about going back to school is seeing all the fresh new faces on the campus," says Sandra Parham, dean of the University Library. "When we have the students back, we feel the vibes of anticipation."

"We all feel energized and we’re helping people. I love when the students say, ‘I didn’t expect you to take it this far.’ Mothers randomly get me on the phone and I walk them through to an advisor’s office. They call back and say, ‘Thank you so much, you didn’t have to do that.’ This is really the time for that."

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